The Tales of Alvin Maker, Book ThreeAlvin Maker (Volume 3)
Orson Scott Card
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On Sale: 12/15/1989
ISBN: 9780812502121352 Pages
The Tales of Alvin Maker series from bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues in volume three, Prentice Alvin. Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth, and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.
The Tales of Alvin Maker series
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PRENTICE ALVIN (Chapter 1:The over seer)
LET ME START my history of Alvin's prenticeship where things first began to go wrong. It was a long way south, a man that Alvin had never met nor never would meet in all his life. Yet he it was who started...
Praise for Prentice Alvin
“A tribute to the art of storytelling. . . highly recommended.” —Library Journal
“Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and manifest love of children is admirably suited: an appealing and intriguing effort.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A beguiling book. . . robust but reflective blend of folktale, history, parable and personal testimony, pioneer narrative. The series promises to be a story of deep delight.” —Publishers Weekly-